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MSC Cruises to make maiden call to Shanghai
MSC Cruises to make maiden call to Shanghai

MSC Cruises SA recently revealed plans to make its first cruise to China. The newly-renovated MSC Lirica will be calling in Shanghai on 1 May 2016.

3 Sep 2015 15:02

SA travellers continue to enjoy Mozambique
SA travellers continue to enjoy Mozambique

Research from the Mozambique beach resort, San Martinho Beach Club, has shown that 75% of their guests during the July holiday season have been South African.

3 Sep 2015 13:18



Convenient collections system for tour operators
Convenient collections system for tour operators

According to a report by iVeri Payment Systems, 'Payment Methods for Incoming Tour Operators in sub-Saharan Africa', the tourism industry in sub-Saharan Africa currently directly accounts for 2.7% of the GDP in sub-Saharan Africa.

3 Sep 2015 11:45

Jovago launches mobile app
Jovago launches mobile app

Hotel booking website, Jovago.com has released its first mobile application in order to facilitate the hotel booking process for its customers and push the 'mobile first' initiative of the Africa Internet Group.

2 Sep 2015 12:26

2015 Business Traveller Africa Awards winners announced
2015 Business Traveller Africa Awards winners announced

SAA, Emirates, Tsogo Sun, HRG Rennies Travel and Avis were the big winners at the fourth annual Business Traveller Africa Conference & Awards, held in association with Absa at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg.

2 Sep 2015 11:54

Two new resorts in Mauritius
Two new resorts in Mauritius

Radisson Blu has announced the opening of two beach resorts in Mauritius: the Radisson Blu Azuri Resort & Spa, and the Radisson Blu Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa.

2 Sep 2015 08:50

Durban, the new destination of choice?
Durban, the new destination of choice?

KwaZulu-Natal, with its well-known berg, bush and beach offerings, offers something for everyone - and more. Summer holidays are meant to be buckets of fun - and Durban delivers just that. There's no lack of things to do and places to go.

2 Sep 2015 06:53

SA Season in the UK a success
SA Season in the UK a success

The SA Season in the UK, part of the SA UK Season 2014 & 2015, a cultural exchange partnership by South Africa's Department of Arts and Culture and the United Kingdom's British Council, is proud to announce that the second round-up of the SA Season in the UK has once again been a phenomenal success.

1 Sep 2015 10:48

Club Med secures second resort in Senegal
Club Med secures second resort in Senegal

Club Med Chairman and CEO Henri Giscard d'Estaing has signed a deal committing Club Med to the development of Club Med Saraba, the resort operator's second property in Senegal.

1 Sep 2015 10:10

Old school class at Winchester Mansions
Old school class at Winchester Mansions

Stepping foot into the Sea Point boutique hotel the Winchester Mansions really feels as if one is stepping back in time. The retro 70s' d├ęcor of the rooms will have you wishing you wore a sparkly flared jumpsuit, so as to fit in all the better.

By Ruth Cooper 1 Sep 2015 09:19

Benefitting from travel rewards programmes
Benefitting from travel rewards programmes

According to eBucks Rewards, travel rewards programmes have evolved dramatically, and you can still benefit from them - if the chosen rewards programme has kept pace with the times.

1 Sep 2015 08:24

SA celebrates Tourism Month this September
SA celebrates Tourism Month this September

September is Tourism Month in South Africa and this year's celebrations kick-started with an official launch in August 2015 by Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom at Limpopo Province's Euphoria Golf Resort in the Waterberg region.

1 Sep 2015 08:02

KLT engages the tourism sector in Tourism Month
KLT engages the tourism sector in Tourism Month

Kruger Lowveld Tourism (KLT) kick-starts Tourism Month, in September, by engaging all tourism sector players in the area to develop a new marketing strategy that will take it into the future.

31 Aug 2015 13:52